BIR closes four unregistered warehouses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/10/2018

Four unregistered warehouses of a hardware company in Cebu City were padlocked by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday. BIR Cebu City District Legal Department chief lawyer Jose Hector Baronda said that the operation was…

BIR Cebu to maximize tax collection in 2018

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/06/2017

The Bureau of Internal Revenue 13 (BIR 13) in Cebu City is targeting to maximize its collection starting next year after the segmentation of the top 500 medium taxpayers under its jurisdiction. Lawyer Aynie Mandajoyan–Dizon, BIR 13…

BIR to focus on top 500 medium taxpayers to boost tax take

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/25/2017

The Bureau of Internal Revenue in Cebu City (BIR 13) is now identifying the top 500 “medium” taxpayers under its jurisdiction in a bid to boost its tax collection. Lawyer Aynie Mandajoyan-Dizon, BIR 13 regional director, said…

Court orders BIR to give SMB P761.06M tax refund

Inquirer.net 06/19/2017

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue to issue a P761.06-million tax refund to San Miguel Brewery, Inc., for erroneously collected tax on its light-branded beer for the year 2012. The…

BIR: Cebu property boom to boost tax goals

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/19/2017

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue in Central Visayas (BIR-13) is banking on Cebu’s property boom to help meet its tax collection target for this year. Aynie Mandajoyan-Dizon, BIR-13 assistant regional director, said they hoped to hit their…

BIR to file tax evasion case vs. owner of seized Mighty

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/08/2017

Justice chief Aguirre explains why he let Mighty owner walk free The Bureau of Internal Revenue in Central Visayas (BIR-13) is trying to identify the owner of boxes of Mighty cigarettes with fake tax stamps found in…

Customs seize cigarettes with fake tax stamps

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 03/07/2017

CEBU CITY—The Bureau of Customs seized two 40-footer container vans which contained Mighty cigarettes that were believed to have fake tax stamps, at the Pier 4 here on Tuesday noon. The vans were unloaded from MV Don Alberto…

Duterte calls on Filipinos to stand up against corruption

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/02/2017

CEBU CITY–Assert yourselves. Hoping to eradicate or lessen corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte called on Filipinos not to remain silent and to instead stand up against irregularities in government. “The thing about corruption is that Filipinos are not…

BIR to ease tax registration process, attract underground economy in CV

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/09/2017

A different approach in tax administration was seen by the Bureau of Internal Revenue in Central Visayas (BIR-13) as the “trick” to attain its collection goals this year. Newly appointed BIR-13 chief Alfredo Misajon voiced his optimism…

Cebu Customs shores up image with P1B surplus collection

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/04/2017

A customs official in Cebu hoped that the surplus in import taxes and duties collected in 2016 would help change the public’s perception on the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and its workers. Cebu district collector Rico Rey…

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